Living in Hof and Münchberg

Housing Office

The Housing Office helps foreign guests to find suitable furnished accommodations in Hof or Münchberg. If you are coming from abroad to study or work here and need help in finding accommodations, please do not hesitate to contact us!

The Student Services Organisation (SWO) is our main provider of student housing. They run a dormitory in Hof and in Münchberg as well.

Besides the SWO you also can rent single rooms or shared flats on the private market.

It is advisable to search for an accommodation well in advance of your arrival!

Rooms of the Student Services Organisation (SWO)

The Student Service Organisation (SWO) runs two student dorms, one in Hof and one in Münchberg.

Dormitory in Hof
Dormitory in Münchberg
www.studentenwerk-oberfranken.de

Dormitory "AM SAALEPARK" in Hof

The dormitory consists of 11 buildings with 227 rooms in shared flats for 4 students or in single apartments. German and international students live under the same roof.

  • The rent is 232 euro per month, including all costs like electricity, water, heating and internet access. Security deposit: 350 euro.
  • The size of the rooms is about 10-18 m² and they have a small balcony. Each room has a private bathroom with a toilet, a shower and a wash hand basin. The rooms are furnished and can be locked.
  • In the kitchen there is a table with chairs, a cupboard, a fridge and a stove with 4 rings and an oven.
  • In each room there is cable internet connection but no telephone or TV.
  • Washing machines and tumble dryers are coin-operated.
  • Rooms and kitchens have to be cleaned by the students.
  • You should bring your own kitchen items, bed linen, blanket, pillow and towels with you.
  • It is 5 minutes’ walk from the dorm to the town center; there is a direct bus connection to the campus; there is a supermarket next-door

Dormitory "Haus Waldstein" in Münchberg

The dormitory has 38 rooms in shared living units for 4 students or in single apartments. German and international students live under the same roof.

  • The rent is 137 euro per month, including all costs like electricity, water, heating, internet access. Security deposit: 220 euro.
  • Each living unit has one shared bathroom and kitchen for 4 students.
  • The size of the rooms is about 10-12 m². The rooms are furnished and can be locked.
  • In the kitchen there is a table with chairs, a cupboard, a fridge and a stove with 4 rings and an oven.
  • Internet is not included in the rent.
  • Washing machines and tumble dryers are coin-operated.
  • Rooms and kitchens have to be cleaned by the students.
  • You should bring your own kitchen items, bed linen, blanket, pillow and towel with you.
  • It is 5 minutes’ walk to the town center, and 15 minutes´ walk to the campus. Ther eis a supermarket next-door

Diakonie, BG and private flats

Besides the two dormitories of the Student Services Organization we can also offer a great many rooms from other providers such as the Diakonie and the BG.

Dormitories of the DIAKONIE: “Haus Ponte” and “Haus am Lorenzpark”

Both houses offer accommodation for young people in vocational training, supervised accommodation for young people and accommodation for our international students.   

  • All double and single rooms have a private bathroom with a toilet, a shower and a wash hand basin.
  • single room: 250 euro per month, double room: 180 euro per person per month.
  • The rent includes electricity, water, heating and internet access.
  • Security deposit: 500 euro (single room) / 360 euro (per person in a double room).   
  • The size of the furnished rooms is about 14 m² (single) to 23 m² (double).  The rooms can be locked.
  • Each room has TV and Wi-Fi Internet connection.
  • In the kitchen there are cupboards, a fridge and a stove with 4 rings and an oven.   
  • In the houses of the “Diakonie” common rooms are available for all residents.   
  • Rooms have to be cleaned by the students. The kitchen has to be left clean and tidy each time after cooking.   
  • Washing machines and tumble dryers are coin-operated.   
  • The Diakonie will provide you with bed linen, blanket and pillow.
  • It is 5 minutes’ walk to the town center. There is a bus connection to the campus. It takes only a few minutes to get to the railway station.

see: www.diakonie-am-campus.de/berufsbildungswerk/leben-wohnen-am-campus/studentenwohnen/

Apartments of the Baugenossenschaft (BG)

The BG offers many furnished student flats all over Hof. The flats are located within 10 – 30 bus minutes from the campus . The flats are for 2 students each, either with one bedroom for two (double room) or with two separate single rooms.

  • Each flat has one bathroom with a shower or bathtub, a small hall and either a small separate kitchen or a living room with kitchenette.
  • The kitchens provide some basic kitchen utensils but you should bring your own bed linen, blanket, pillow and towels with you
  • Each flat is close to a supermarket and bus stop.
  • Flat with one double room: 211 – 221 euro per person per month; security deposit: 370-390 euro
  • Flat with two single rooms: 259 euro per person per month; security deposit: 450 euro
  • The rent usually includes water and heating.
  • Some flats with single rooms cost 150 – 170 euro excluding heating.
  • Electricity and internet are not included in the rent.

Private rooms and -flats

The Housing Office also can offer you private shared flats for 2 or 3 students. Each student has a single room. The flats have usually one kitchen and one bathroom to be shared.

  • Location: The flats are situated throughout the town.
  • The rent is approximately 180 -200 euro per person per month including only water or 220-260 euro per person per month including water and heating.
  • Electricity and internet are not included in the rent.
  • You should bring your own kitchen items, bed linen, blanket, pillow and with you.
  • You will receive an individual offer from the Housing Office with exact details.

More offers

Borbala Thurnay | University of Applied Science Hof

Borbala Thurnay

Facility Management
Housing Office

Hochschule Hof
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof

Room: A 018
Phone +49 (0) 9281 / 409 3177
Fax: +49 (0) 9281 / 409 55 3177
E-Mail: borbala.thurnayhof-university.LÖSCHEN.de

 

Approach

Campus Hof

Campus Hof

Alfons-Goppel-Platz-1
95028 Hof

Campus Münchberg

Campus Münchberg

Kulmbacher Str. 76
95213 Münchberg